Pinky Pals

Simon Newton – ACS Plumbing & Heating

Love the old boiler!

It seemed appropriate to have someone that loves old boilers for our February PinkyPal, in fairness Simon also loves new boilers too! Many people don’t think about their boilers until they break down, then only to be left with no hot water and heating for days or even weeks on end, annual servicing ensures potential problems are spotted before they become an issue.
Simon from ACS Plumbing and Heating Limited recently took over the client base from another gas engineer client of ours Tettenhall Gas Services and services gas fires, boilers, LPG, pipework and the list goes on!
We asked Simon for his top tips for looking after your boiler

  1. Get an annual boiler service
  2. Check the boiler pressure regularly
  3. Bleed your radiators
  4. Turn your heating on regularly
  5. Protect the condensate pipe from freezing, especially as we come into the colder weather
  6. Leave it to the professionals!!

Another tip Simon gave me is to ensure that the stopcock is working, checking it and giving it a spray of WD40 will mean that when the time comes and you really need it – at least it works.
If you are based around the West Midlands, Shropshire, Staffordshire area and have any queries about gas fires or boilers, I am sure Simon would be happy to help, and whilst he doesn’t deal with commercial heating systems, he does have trusted associates that do.
If you like plants and garden supplies you can also pop into the shop DJN Plumbing Supplies – it really is a great place for finding hardware and gardening items.
So are you going to give your old boiler a treat this February and make sure that you get it serviced? If you want to contact Simon you can call him on 01902 244373 and one of our team will happily book you in.
Shop:               DJN Plumbing Supplies, 5 Woodlands Centre, Willenhall, West Midlands. WV12 5ND